DRAMA COUNSELOR

Everwood Day Camp ( learn more )

Sharon, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2870982
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : November 19, 2019
  • Starting Date: June 29, 2020

Job Description

Our Drama Counselor will create and teach curriculum for children, aged from 6 to 15. You will be responsible for working on small projects to teach the fundamentals of drama while keeping it fun, diverse, educational and age-appropriate. Working as Camp’s Drama Counselor, you will tailor plays, shows and/or musicals to fit them into an assigned length of time and also be age appropriate for boys and girls, aged from 4 to 15. The job includes the designing of a set and choosing of costumes and dialogue. You will also be responsible for running 45 minute activity periods for groups of up to 15 children at a time, assisted by 1 or 2 counselors. The Drama Counselor position is perfectly suited to a student or teacher(or similar) who has some drama experience

Essential:

19+ years of age.
An enthusiastic, motivated individual.
The knowledge and ability to explain and organize either small theatrical productions and dance performances to children aged 4-12.
The ability to communicate, with patience and clarity, with children and co-workers.
Experience of theatrical productions and performing arts.
Ability to address stressful situations appropriately in a fast paced, interactive environment
Everwood Day Camp is an outdoor focused summer camp featuring many physically demanding activities on land and water. Staff members are regularly required to walk, hike and otherwise move in woods, fields, beaches, and lakes. In order to perform the job, each staff member of Everwood Day Camp must be physically able to travel around a large rural environment (fields, woods, beach, etc.) over uneven ground on a regular basis. Everwood Day Camp is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


DATES, HOURS AND PAY

9:00am to 3:30pm (this includes a 30 minute break per day)
June 29th to Aug 28th (9 wks, preferred) or Aug 21st (8 wks) and hours are guaranteed.
Mon to Fri each week except for July 3rd when we are closed.
Salary range is $2300 and up for 9 weeks of work.
Extra income can be made (up to $700), working as a Bus Counselor or Extended Day staff.
Free BBQ lunch every Friday and free daily snacks.


Preferred:

1.) Experience of working with children
2.) Experience of organizing theatrical productions that include music, singing, costumes and choreography.
3.) Performing Arts or Theatrical Education and Certification

LOCATION

Sharon, MA but with free bus transportation from all over MA and RI!
Housing is NOT included.
  • Position Type: Summer
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 2,300 to $ 2,500 Stipend
  • Job Categories : Career Education > Child Care Education
    Classroom Teacher > Preschool
    Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
    Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Classroom Teacher > Middle Grades
    Classroom Teacher > Environmental Education
    Classroom Teacher > Health
    Classroom Teacher > Physical Education
    Administrator > Athletic/Activities Director
    Athletics & Activities > After School Programs
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Everwood Day Camp is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • None degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Dane Pickles
    • 125 Lakeview St
    • Sharon, Massachusetts 02067

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